Adams Campus Challenge Course

The Adams Campus Outdoor Education Center is a challenge course with a series of activities consisting of real and imaginary obstacles. It is designed to promote leadership by trying new things and pushing people out of their comfort zones, reducing inhibitions and breaking down barriers, problem solving, building trust and communication through physical and emotional challenges.

The Adams Campus Outdoor Education Center is a low element challenge course located South of Lawrence, just Southeast of Clinton Lake. Programming is open to both KU students and the public.

Success is determined by the willingness to participate and grow, not by the completion of tasks.


To submit a request for challenge course booking, click here. 

For pricing and more information about the course, contact the Outdoor Pursuits program manager at

Daily Hours

Ambler SRFC Building

Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Monday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight

Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Regular Hours 8.25-12.20

Outdoor Pursuits Office

Regular Hours 8.25-12.20

"The Chalk Rock" Climbing Wall

Regular Hours 8.25-12.20
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Online payments are here! We will be able to offer online payments on several of our options, but not all of them at this time. You can find the specific information HERE. Please click the button to find out about our new web portal!

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